Land of Wealth
|Land of Wealth
|Opening theme||"滙通天下" by
|Ending theme||"川流不息" by
|Country of origin||Hong Kong|
|No. of episodes||32|
|Running time||45 minutes (approx.)|
|Original release||September 11 – October 21, 2006|
During the Qing dynasty in Beijing, a powerful empress took over the throne.The story focus on four different families. The Chai family, Chai Hok-Yan (Chung King Fai), who was betrayed by other officials and the whole family was sentenced to death. Chai Pak-Chuen (Moses Chan) was the only survivor in the Chai family because a loyal assistant of his switched identities with him. Pak-Cheun changed his name to Fan Chi-Chai and traveled to a different city to start a new life. That's when he met the Kiu family. Kiu Bun-Yip (David Chiang), is a successful business banker, however, he also has enemies, including the Cho family. Bun-Yip invited Pak-Chuen to his bank Ding Fung Shing to learn about banking. At the same time, he met Cheung Shung-Man (Steven Ma), the two of them became best friends.
Pak-Chuen met Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wa (Sonija Kwok), the two of fell in love, but because of a little misunderstanding due to Pak-Chuen refusing to marry Ko-Wa and suggested that their marriage will only burden his career. Ko-Wa married to Bun-Yip instead to make Pak-Chuen jealous. Shung-Man and Bun-Yip's daughter, Kiu Choi (Tavia Yeung) were also in loved, however Shung-Man's family disapprove the marriage. Choi married Pak-Chuen instead because Bun Yip passed the position of Head Master of Ding Fung Shing to Pak-Chuen. His eldest son-in-law, Fong Yun-Tin (Kenny Wong), who is in the position as Second Master of Ding Fung Sing object the idea by saying that the position as Head Master cannot be pass to outsider.
Later on, Pak-Chuen became more and more successful in the business of banking, Bun-Yip asked Pak-Chuen to lead the banking business. At the same time, Pak-Chuen is also seeking revenge for his family, and trying to find who was behind the whole scheme. As the story goes on, the family goes through many hardships and obstacles in life. It's about betrayal, and corruption in business and in the government around a world of good, innocent people. The story also revolves around China's first banks and problems that they had to face.
|Moses Chan||Chai Pak-Chuen/Fan Chi-Chai
|Ding Fung Shing Head Master
Cheung Shung-Man's friend.
Kiu Chun's husband.
|Steven Ma||Cheung Shung-Man
Chai Pak-Chuen's friend.
|Sonija Kwok||Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wa
Fu Yee-Chek's older sister.
Kiu Bun-Yip's household servant.
|David Chiang||Kiu Bun-Yip
|Ding Fung Shing Bank Owner
Kiu Chun and Kiu Ching's father.
|Tavia Yeung||Kiu Chun
|Kiu Bun-Yip and Mang Yuet Ngo's daughter.
Chai Pak-Chuen's wife. Died on Episode 32
|Chung King Fai||Chai Hok-Yan
Chai Pak-Chuen's father.
|Lui Shan (呂珊)||Mang Yuet-Ngoh
|Kiu Bun-Yip's wife.
Kiu Chun and Kiu Ching's mother.
Mang Yuet-Seung's younger sister.
|Claire Yiu||Kiu Ching
|Fong Yun-Tin's wife.
Kiu Chun's older sister.
Kiu Bun-Yip and Mang Yuet Ngo's daughter.
|Kenny Wong (黃德斌)||Fong Yun-Tin
|Ding Fung Shing Second Master
Kiu Ching's husband.
|Lau Dan||Cho Yue-Tai
|Kiu Bun-Yip's rival.|
|Rebecca Chan||Mang Yuet-Seung
|Cho Yue-Tai's wife.
Mang Yuet-Ngoh's older sister.
|Lai Lok-yi||Cho King-Yin
|Kiu Bun-Yip's nephew and Cho Yue-Tai's son.|
|Stephen Wong||Fu Yee-Chek
Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko Wa's younger brother.
|Week||Episode||Average Points||Peaking Points||References|
||September 11–15, 2006||1 — 5||
||September 18–22, 2006||6 — 10||
||September 25–29, 2006||11 — 15||
||October 2–6, 2006||16 — 20||
||October 9–13, 2006||21 — 25||
||October 16–20, 2006||26 — 30||
||October 21, 2006||31 — 32||
Awards and nominations
- "Best Drama"
- "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Sonija Kwok - Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wah)
- "Best Actress in a Leading Role" (Tavia Yeung - Kiu Choi)
- "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (David Chiang - Kiu Bun-Yip)
- "Best Actor in a Supporting Role" (Lau Dan - Cho Yue-Tai)
- "Best Actress in a Supporting Role" (Claire Yiu - Kiu Ching)
- "My Favourite Female Character Role" (Sonija Kwok - Ba Ba Ha Yee Ko-Wah)
- "My Favourite Female Character Role" (Tavia Yeung - Kiu Choi)
- TVB.com Land of Wealth - Official Website (Chinese)